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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-01-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,697
Posted By pedalmasher
Well, they finally responded by calling me and I...

Well, they finally responded by calling me and I received the most inane reply possible vindicating my decision to never again consider one of their products. They told me that they don't have the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-27-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,697
Posted By pedalmasher
Springfield Armory displaces Kel-Tec as my least favorite manufacturer

Of course we are all aware of the SA recall of XDs handguns - part of life in the world of mechanical things. What should not be part of life is the support by the manufacturer. The day the recall...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 07-14-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By pedalmasher
Perfect, but a bit pricey at more than half the...

Perfect, but a bit pricey at more than half the price of the shotgun!
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 07-13-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By pedalmasher
Tactical light for a Mossberg 500 51523

Does anyone know of a light that will fit just forward of the forend on this shotgun? Seems like very little room to mount anything. I have one on order and would love to equip it with a light.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-28-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
I was very active in the world of guns and...

I was very active in the world of guns and shooting for many, many years, but was almost inactive in the last 10. I have been amazed on my comeback to discover major issues with quality control. ...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-28-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
Break-in period is one thing, which many firearms...

Break-in period is one thing, which many firearms these days require due to the tolerances, but when a gun starts dropping magazines after about a box of ammo, that's just plain breaking! I guess if...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-28-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
Nope, can't say that I have, but one stick that I...

Nope, can't say that I have, but one stick that I practice with and I think would be rather effective is my ASP baton!
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-28-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
Can you imagine that some people bet their lives...

Can you imagine that some people bet their lives on the hopeful functioning of a Kel-Tec? They are about a 2+ hour drive from my house and it took about 6 weeks turnaround time which speaks for how...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-27-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,875
Posted By pedalmasher
William, in retrospect it was funny as hell, but...

William, in retrospect it was funny as hell, but at the time as a rookie of only a few months on the force, it was an incredibly embarrassing moment! :) Fortunately, in the ensuing years I never...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-27-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,637
Posted By pedalmasher
Hardluk1, as I ponder the websites, there is not...

Hardluk1, as I ponder the websites, there is not a gun that does not have its share of horror stories. Even my very expensive Kimber Raptor has had issues with some users. Above, I alluded to my...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-26-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By pedalmasher
Yup, will be eagerly awaiting the Henry today and...

Yup, will be eagerly awaiting the Henry today and then the next stop will be the range! No intentions to dry fire that baby, just wanted to know that I am covered when I click one off after emptying...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-26-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,875
Posted By pedalmasher
It happened over the most silly thing. I was...

It happened over the most silly thing. I was quietly walking my retired racing greyhound on a quiet street that borders a county park. Although I am meticulous about cleaning up after the dog and...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-26-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By pedalmasher
This is a pretty interesting article on the...

This is a pretty interesting article on the subject - apparently Henry claims that their rifles can be dry fired as much as the owner desires:

Bullshooters: Dryfire Review...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-26-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By pedalmasher
I just read the Henry .22 manual and it does not...

I just read the Henry .22 manual and it does not even mention the subject of dry firing.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-25-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By pedalmasher
Thanks Jon!

Thanks Jon!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-25-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By pedalmasher
Okay thanks, I guess one click after every 16...

Okay thanks, I guess one click after every 16 rounds is probably no big disaster for a modern rim fire, quality rifle.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-25-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By pedalmasher
I hate the distraction of counting rounds. I was...

I hate the distraction of counting rounds. I was hoping there was something obvious that made it clear that the last round was fired.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-25-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By pedalmasher
Stupid question time (lever action .22)

In that rim fire rifles should apparently not be dry fired, how does one know when the last cartridge (without counting) has been expelled and the next racking of the lever will not bring a cartridge...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-25-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,637
Posted By pedalmasher
I have a choice depending on dress, etc. I can...

I have a choice depending on dress, etc. I can carry my Kel-Tec P-32, but I no longer have any faith in that piece of poorly made junk which has been sitting at the factory awaiting repairs for two...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-25-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,875
Posted By pedalmasher
Well here is a different take - it may or may not...

Well here is a different take - it may or may not be covered below but I wanted to respond to the above. In Florida we have the law that states that we can hold our ground. In Florida, it is also a...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-23-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
Interesting, I would have never known that was an...

Interesting, I would have never known that was an option.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-23-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
Live and learn! If I ever get mine back from the...

Live and learn! If I ever get mine back from the factory, which at this point probably won't be until the end of January, I will have to make a decision as to what I do with it. I think I would...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-23-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
Interestingly, right after the Kel-Tec issue I...

Interestingly, right after the Kel-Tec issue I also purchased a Ruger LCP and put a Crimson Trace laser on it. Actually, I have a love/hate relationship with the weapon. I love the size, looks and...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-23-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,610
Posted By pedalmasher
Why I will never buy a cheap handgun again

I recently purchased a Kel-Tec P-32. I thought the size would be ideal for summer, Florida concealed carry when wearing the typical FL summer wear of shorts and a top. I also liked the fact that...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-28-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,725
Posted By pedalmasher
Thanks

C3, thanks for the reply. I was starting to think I was not going to get an answer so I called Remington. They said the exact same thing as you did. I appreciate it.
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